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'''''The Vampire Bat''''' is a 1933 SciFiHorror film starting [[Film/KingKong1933 Fay Wray]].

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'''''The Vampire Bat''''' is a 1933 SciFiHorror film starting [[Film/KingKong1933 Fay Wray]].
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* TheSociopath: [[spoiler:Dr. Otto von Neimann brainwashes a guy and then has him kill people and drain their blood for his experiments in creating life. He even kills his maid, the one person he seems to care about.]]


The village of Kleinschloss has run into a small problem. You see, a SerialKiller is on the loose, draining people of their blood, and superstitious townsfolk think a vampire is on the loose. A detective is sent to investigate the murders, and discovers a secret related to a sxientist's mysterious experiments...

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The village of Kleinschloss has run into a small problem. You see, a SerialKiller is on the loose, draining people of their blood, and superstitious townsfolk think a vampire is on the loose. A detective is sent to investigate the murders, and discovers a secret related to a sxientist's scientist's mysterious experiments...



* FrameUp: The killer subtly manipulates the village into thinking​ the village idiot is the vampire

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* FrameUp: The killer subtly manipulates the village into thinking​ the village idiot is the vampirevampire.

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-->''"These are the TALONS of the Vampire Bat!"''

'''''The Vampire Bat''''' is a 1933 SciFiHorror film starting [[Film/KingKong1933 Fay Wray]].

The village of Kleinschloss has run into a small problem. You see, a SerialKiller is on the loose, draining people of their blood, and superstitious townsfolk think a vampire is on the loose. A detective is sent to investigate the murders, and discovers a secret related to a sxientist's mysterious experiments...
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!!This film contains examples of:

* ActuallyNotAVampire: The "vampire" is really [[spoiler: the hypnotized henchman of a MadScientist]].
* AnimalMotifs: The killer has bats, with a recent infestation of them being treated as a sign that he's a vampire, and a man with a fondness for them being framed for his crimes.
* BigBad: [[spoiler:Dr. Otto von Niemann is responsible for the killings through his hypnotized slave.]]
* CreatingLifeIsBad: [[spoiler:Von Neimann is collecting blood from his victims to create a living organism.]]
* FrameUp: The killer subtly manipulates the village into thinking​ the village idiot is the vampire
* HaveYouToldAnyoneElse: [[spoiler:Von Neimann]] takes advantage of his trusted community position by being the first to know of any evidence for his crimes, so he can [[HeKnowsTooMuch snuff out whomever told him]].
* NightmareFuelStationAttendant: Herman, the village idiot, has many pet bats when most of the village is terrified of them.
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